ABC TV cut broadcast of 2015/16 Westfield W-League

Football Federation Australia (FFA) today made this statement regarding the public announcement of the ABC TV decision to cut the broadcast of the Westfield W-League from the 2015/16 season:

“Football Federation Australia (FFA) today received final confirmation of ABC TV’s decision to cease broadcast of the Westfield W-League for the 2015/16 season as part of widespread budget cuts that affect sporting codes and competitions all over Australia,” an FFA spokesperson said.

“FFA is disappointed with the decision to cut the broadcast of Australia’s premier women’s national sporting competition.

“The decision does not affect broadcast of the current Westfield W-League season or the on-going viability of the competition and FFA will work with all broadcasters to explore options to ensure the on-going coverage of the W-League.”